[aur-general] Should I bring rpm/dkpg to community
redshift at pandora.be
Sun Apr 6 10:23:20 EDT 2008
Neil Darlow wrote:
> Allan McRae wrote:
>> Well, I seem to have a fairly negative reaction on average so far...
> Perhaps pragmatic would be a better assessment.
>> I just want to point out that if a user wants to install a rpm/deb
>> package, all the tools are in extra/community already.
> But while they're not in Community, they are labelled Unsupported. I'm
> just thinking of the potential for breakage that can occur when people
> start mixing packages from foreign distributions with those of Arch and
> start complaining when it doesn't work.
Since when do we assume the user is dumb?
> You can always use the "Not Supported" card but if they're in Community
> then there is the suggestion that these mechanisms are supported.
> Neil Darlow
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